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Due to popular demand following the Family Section autumn regional seminars, we are pleased to announce that we are hosting a free update seminar on Sharland and Gohil.
We commission exclusive articles from leading practitioners and commentators, on all areas of family law and practice
In the second installment on emotional health for lawyers, Julian Hall takes a look at the behaviours that undermine our sense of wellbeing
In the first of our debates, Rebecca Harling and Karen Dovaston share their views on the MOJ’s proposals for enhanced fees for divorce proceedings
The library has many specialist resources available to family law practitioners. You don’t have to be in London to use the library - read on to find out more about how we can help.
In this complex, high-value case, a husband was able to demonstrate the assets attributed to him were not available for distribution. Sofia Moussaoui was instructed by the respondent
Appleton v Gallagher confirms that parties in the family court are entitled to privacy in relation to their financial affairs. Rebecca Harling provides an overview of current reporting restrictions in financial remedies proceedings
As a Section member, you're entitled to four webinars as part of your membership, available live and on-demand
In one of the four webinars inclusive in 2015 Family Section membership, David Salter and Philip Way provide guidance on the methods of accessing pension funds, the implications on pension sharing and the red flags to watch out for
In one of the four webinars inclusive in 2015 Family Section membership, Daniel Bromilow examines this complex area of law, including recent case law, and what advice to give to couples moving in together or separating
The Law Society’s Practice Advice Service outlines the support the Law Society provides for disputes over professional fees and considers whether there is a duty to inform the client
The Law Society’s Library lists precedents for the engagement of a childminder
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Practice note from head of Family Division could encourage more lawyers to view arbitration as a viable option.
Couples have more and more options over the way they arrange their lives, with marriage (same and opposite sex), civil partnerships (only same sex at present but possibly opposite sex if the current lobby succeeds), and cohabitation and ‘common law marriage’. Each brings different levels of financial obligation and responsibility if the relationship breaks down. They range from marriage, with an equal sharing financial obligation, to cohabitation, with no financial claim arising from ...